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Executive Panel: Technology = Opportunity

Tuesday, 4 October
Room 372 C/F

Technology has been the foundation of the ever-improving work of the oil and gas industry, and technology will play a critical role in how the industry evolves to meet the coming market demands in energy, carbon footprint, financial expectations, and workplace environments.

This panel highlights senior technology executives in oil and gas companies as they share insights in to where they are focused on developing technologies in our industry, as they are assessing new opportunities.

The discussion will include the balancing act of risks with potential rewards, that sits on their shoulders, and this panel will provide a unique insight into what they believe lies ahead, as well as what technology areas are most worthy for the petroleum engineering community to engage in.

The panel will discuss their future view highlighting critical gaps to fill in technology, and where we need to grow as an industry in our practices, disciplines and collaborative development to meet those needs. The discussion will be themed with the very relevant focus of engaging the needs of future employees as they come with new expectations in digitization and automation, affecting our challenge of attracting people back in to our industry with important and impactful work of powering and advancing the health and wellbeing of our world.

Daniel Kalms, Executive Vice President Technical Services and CTO - Woodside Energy
Eimear Bonner, Technical Center President and Chief Technology Officer - Chevron
Michael Deal, Vice President, Upstream Technology Portfolio - ExxonMobil Technology and Engineering
Patricia Rangel, Vice President, Intelligent Ops - bp
Robert Fast, Chief Technology Officer - Hess Corp.
David Reid, Chief Technology Officer & Chief Marketing Officer - NOV

Prepare for an Unforgettable Opening Session!

Through an insightful discussion, we aim to provide a comprehensive understanding of the past, present, and future of innovation within the Oil & Gas industry, inspiring a new era of energy professionals committed to shaping a resilient and sustainable energy landscape.

Moderator: Elena Melchert | Podcast Host and Consultant | Oil and Gas Global Network